[Sidefx-houdini-list] does anyone have a .pc2 importer?

Robert Kelly isstuff at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 20:32:17 EDT 2010


Sweet i think xsi does mdd natively so i will get testing with that.
thanks loads

On 24 March 2010 17:25, Rangi Sutton <rangi.sutton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 25 March 2010 10:19, Robert Kelly <isstuff at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi peeps
>>
>> We have a little problem getting the animation of deforming objects
>> out of xsi using FBX xsi does not like the fbx's it puts out... the
>> objects are flipped. So I was asked if houdini can take a .pc2 file
>>
>> any one imported that format into Houdini before. Rangi Sutton made a
>> obj sequence to .pc2 python script and shared it on the exchange, but
>> it would be faster if i didn't have to reverse engineer that script.
>>
>
> Hey Rob,
>
> I'm pretty sure XSI exports mdd caches? With a plugin maybe? So save out a
> .obj, plus a matched mdd cache.. use file sop + mdd sop and you've at least
> the functionality going down pc2 gives you. Of course, there's an mdd rop if
> you want to standadise and use same format for houdini->xsi..
>
>
> Cheers.
> r.
>
>
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